International News

Sunlight harms skin for hours later

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 16:09
Sunlight continues to damage the skin and increase the risk of cancer for hours after people leave the beach and head indoors, a study shows.

China's corruption probe bites deep

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:57
China's latest anti-corruption campaign seems to be having a more profound effect than its predecessors but the stakes are high, says Jonathan Fenby.

Injury probe at trampoline park

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:52
Health and safety inspectors are investigating a new trampoline park following 102 injuries at the Midlothian centre.

VIDEO: 'Cyclone sandwich' hits Australia

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:47
Thousands of people across Australia's Northern Territory and Queensland face a separate "sandwich" of tropical cyclones.

Japan stocks shrug off Greece fears

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:47
Japanese stocks rallied further despite concerns Greece may be forced to leave the eurozone should it fail to negotiate a new bailout deal.

Call for action on wildlife crime

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:46
Scotland's reputation is at risk because of the country's failure to investigate and prosecute wildlife crime effectively, it is claimed.

Scots Tories 'parent power' call

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:41
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is to call for a "parent power" shake-up of education in a speech to her party conference.

Crews tackle car showroom blaze

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:33
A large fire breaks out at a car showroom on the A370 in Somerset.

Confessions of a 'boring imperialist'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:30
The men in dark glasses who called me a 'British imperialist'

The secrets of Oscar limo drivers

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:30
Going behind the scenes with the Oscar drivers

RAF and Russia 'clash' - front pages

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:17
Tensions between the UK and Russia are the subject of several front pages after RAF fighter jets respond to the presence of Russian bombers off the Cornish coast.

Resistant-malaria 'enormous threat'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:15
Drug-resistant malaria has spread in Myanmar and has now reached the border with India, scientists report.

Evolution 'favours big sea beasts'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:02
A major survey finds that marine animals have been getting bigger, on average, since the Cambrian period - and not by chance.

VIDEO: Rediscovering a lost typeface

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:02
One man's obsession with rescuing a lost typeface from the Thames

Cybersecurity: The insider threat

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:01
How firms combat insider fraud and theft

Nigeria's five-to-nine work ethic

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:01
Why working five-to-nine is key for many in Nigeria

Many private parking fines 'illegal'

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 15:01
Millions of pounds of private parking fines could have been charged illegally, according to a report published by the RAC Foundation.

Football and racism: Nine fans, nine stories

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 14:52
In the wake of the incident involving Chelsea fans on the Paris metro, nine fans from minority backgrounds tell us their experiences.

Gerrard: Balotelli showed disrespect

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 14:51
Steven Gerrard says Balotelli showed 'disrespect' to Jordan Henderson by taking Liverpool's penalty against Besiktas.

VIDEO: Inside Iraqi ghost town destroyed by IS

BBC - Thu, 2015-02-19 14:49
The BBC's John Simpson reports from the village of Mansouriya, 100km north of Baghdad in Iraq, to see the effects of the Islamic State (IS) occupation.